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Students from Connecticut College return to remote learning as a result of the increased COVID cases.

Connecticut College returns students to remote learning amid COVID-19 outbreak

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor September 21, 2021

Connecticut College decided to return their students to remote learning on Sep. 8 due to the increasing number of COVID cases, as the school faced 20 positive known cases on Sep. 6 and another 34 cases...

The Department of Education announced that Connecticut schools will not be required to offer distance learning to students for the 2021-2022 school year, creating speculation regarding Staples’ plans for the fall.

Westport Public Schools not required to provide online learning option for future academic years

Hannah Ratcliffe ’22, Web Arts Editor June 1, 2021

Superintendent Thomas Scarice announced that the Westport Public Schools, in accordance with the Department of Education, would not be offering remote learning for the next school year on May 21, eliminating...

Principal Stafford W. Thomas Jr. announced the commencement of full in-person learning beginning March 25 in an effort to continue schoolwide progression to normalcy.

Staples returns to 100% in-person model effective March

Karina Murray ’22, Features Editor March 18, 2021

Staples High School will return to full in-person learning beginning March 25, according to an email sent by Principal Stafford W. Thomas Jr. on March 17.  Principal Thomas outlined the parameters...

APO attendance code grants students unprecedented freedom

APO attendance code grants students unprecedented freedom

Rachel Suggs '21 and Natalie Bandura '22, Web Managing Editor and Paper News Editor December 18, 2020

In a world where logging onto Zoom five minutes after waking up counts as full attendance, the hybrid model has given students the best of both worlds: they can see friends and teachers in person twice...

Due to the influx in COVID-19 cases in the district, schools have been forced to go fully remote for the remainder of the week.

Staples goes full remote for Thursday, Friday

Molly Gold ’21, Creative Director November 13, 2020

All Staples High School students, as well as all middle schoolers, will go fully remote for Thursday, Nov. 12 and Friday, Nov. 13 due to an influx in COVID-19 cases, leading to a shortage of faculty.  In...

Students are learning through a hybrid method this year. Last names a-k will go into school Monday and Tuesday and last names l-z will go into Thursday and Friday. The rest of the days are remote leaning and Wednesday is a half day where everyone is remote so the building can be cleaned between cohorts.

Remote vs in-person learning: which do students prefer?

Emma Dantas ’21 and Carly Kaplowitz ’21, Staff Writer and Associate Managing Editor October 21, 2020

Carly Kaplowitz · Remote Vs. In School

Emma Dantas ’21 and Carly Kaplowitz ’21 October 13, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/carly-kaplowitz/remote-vs-in-school-2

Full-time remote students need more direct attention

Rachel Suggs '21, Web Managing Editor October 2, 2020

Learning about algebraic limits in pajama bottoms. Cooking grilled cheeses while discussing Charlotte Bronte’s portrayal of complex female characters. Chasing after my runaway dog during a small...

Online classes are updated and posted every other week; however, students are only allowed to take one class on a school day per DMV regulations.

Fresh Green Light uses remote learning, keeps students engaged

Amanda Rowan '22, Photostory Editor May 18, 2020

After passing a permit test, attending 30 hours of classes and eight hours of driving with an instructor, the much-anticipated ability to safely drive on your own has been earned for many teenagers.  Learning...

A/B schedule will be put in place starting March 26. During each time period students will have Zoom meetings available and other ways to communicate with teachers.

Staples implements daily A/B schedule

Shira Zeiberg ’22, Staff Writer March 25, 2020

Staples will begin an A/B schedule starting Thursday, March 26 where students meet with classes from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m for the duration of the distance learning academic plan.  On A days, periods one...

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